Tom Wopat is a famous American actor, singer, and musician. Tom is well-known for his television roles as Luke Duke in ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ and Jeff in ‘Cybill.’ He has enacted in Quentin Tarantino’s movie ‘Django Unchained.’ Tom Wopat performed on-stage for Broadway productions including ‘I Love My Wife.’ Tom Wopat released eight studio albums and several super-hit singles. Continue reading to find the estimated net worth of Tom Wopat as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Tom Wopat (Thomas Steven Wopat) was born on 9th September 1951 in Lodi, Wisconsin, the US, to Albin Carl Wopat (1919-1983) and Ruth Arlene Skarda Wopat (1920-1959). His father was of Czech ancestry, devout Roman Catholic and a dairy farmer.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
While studying at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Tom Wopat made his first appearance on daytime soap opera ‘One Life to Live.’ After that, he appeared on several television series including ‘The Dukes of Hazzard (1979- 1985). Other notable shows include ‘A Peaceable Kingdom,’ ‘All My Children,’ ‘Cybill,’ ‘Home Improvement’ and ‘The Dukes.’ He enacted in movies namely ‘Django Unchained,’ ‘Jonah Hex,’ ‘Longmire,’ ‘Lovestruck the Musical,’ ‘Main Street’ and ‘Phineas and Ferb.’
Tom Wopat released eight original studio albums. His music style was a combination of rock &roll and country music. His latest albums have classic pop styles. In the 1980s, Tom released EMI Nashville. Later, he released the collection of Harold Arlen songs in ‘Dissertation on the State of Bliss.’ His super-hit singles have been ranked on top US and Canada music charts.
Tom Wopat first appeared on-stage at Broadway Production as Wally in ‘I Love My Wife’ (1977). He was in ‘City of Angels’ and ‘Guys and Dolls.’ He played Billy Bigelow, in ‘Carousel’ at Augusta Barn Theatre in Michigan (1981). He enacted Frank Butler in the revised show of ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ and was nominated for a Tony Award (1999). Also, he performed in revised shows ‘Chicago’ and ‘42nd Street’.
Tom enacted James Lingk in Broadway production ‘Glengarry Glen Ross,’ Pulitzer Prize-winning plays written by David Mamet (2005). He enacted Harold Hill in ‘The Music Man,’ the production of North Carolina Theatre (2006). Tom enacted the father in ‘A Catered Affair’ at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The book was written by Harvey Fierstein, and John Bucchino composed the score. Tom Wopat got nominated for his second Tony award (2008). Tom enacted Frank Abagnale Sr. in the musical ‘Catch Me If You Can’ at 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle (2009). Tom Wopat was in ‘Sondheim on Sondheim’ directed by James Lapine on Broadway (2010). Tom Wopat enacted Ryan Hutton in the musical ‘Lovestruck.’
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Tom Wopat is $2.5 million. Most of his income comes from his career as a successful actor who has appeared on television series, movies, and Broadway productions. In addition to his acting career, Tom Wopat is a famous singer and musician. He has earned from the sale of his original eight studio albums. Also, his super-hit singles have sold well and ranked in top US and Canadian music charts.
Currently, Tom Wopat is married to Kirsten S. Larvick, a filmmaker and audiovisual archivist.